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Resolution Number: 1985-D125
Title: Urge Government to Grant Departure Status to Guatemalan and Haitian Refugees
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 68th General Convention urge the Attorney General of the United States to declare extended voluntary departure status for refugees from Haiti and Guatemala; and be it further

Resolved, That, if this is not done, this Convention urge the Congress of the United States to provide such extended voluntary departure status by appropriate legislation; and be it further

Resolved, That copies of this resolution be sent to the Attorney General and the Secretary of State.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 1985 (New York: General Convention, 1986), p. 258.